Programme Leader - Health and Social Care

The Role:

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Faculty of Caring Professions, for a Programme Leader for the Health and Social Care Department. The successful candidate will lead a teaching team which supports, 16-19 study programmes, adult full time and part time courses. You will be involved in designing and delivering a curriculum that is based on the ever-changing needs of the health and social care sector; and that develops the right knowledge, skills and behaviours of our learners, enabling them to achieve a career or higher education in their chosen field. You will also engage with local employers to support with continued curriculum development and work experience / placement opportunities.

If you are passionate about sharing your knowledge and skills, developing and leading a team of outstanding Programme Tutors, and have a strong track record of providing outstanding teaching and learning opportunities within a career focussed curriculum, then this is the ideal job for you!

You will need to be organised, innovative, a strong performance manager and have the drive to further grow our links with key employers.

You should hold a relevant degree and a teaching qualification, as well as lead quality assurance experience.

Successful candidates must have relevant health, or social care, industry experience within the last 10 years. This is a full-time permanent position working 37 hours per week, which will include a teaching commitment of up to 12 hours per week.

Joining our Journey:

When you join our college, not only will you benefit from an annual reviewed salary but have access to numerous benefits and facilities:

  • Generous Pension Scheme
  • Fantastic Staff Benefits and Rewards platform
  • Very generous holiday entitlement
  • Employee Assistance Scheme
  • Enhanced Maternity/Paternity provision
  • Staff Development days/week (Jan, July, Aug)
  • Free confidential counselling service
  • Staff recognition awards
  • Car Scheme
  • Subsidised car parking
  • On-site Day Nursery
  • On-site hair and beauty salon

Our ambition is to be 'The Best Place to Learn and Work'. We expect a lot from you, so we want ambitious, open minded candidates, who are ready to give their best. But we give a lot in return, from training to pensions, our own benefits package, and one of the best and most helpful group of colleagues you could ever wish to meet.

Oldham College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.

Any appointments will be subject to enhanced DBS checks and a check of the DfE Barred List

If your application is successful, your personal data may be used for a pre-employment screening check by a third party as permitted by applicable law. Depending on the vacancy and applicable laws, a pre-employment screening could include, employment history, education and other information (such as media information) that may be necessary for determining your qualifications and suitability for the role.

Further details including a Person Specification are included within the attached Job Description.